Positive Change

Positive Change. An interesting concept, don’t you think? I once heard a man who was speaking at a seminar say, “only one percent of people will change their lifestyle, even if they know their current lifestyle will kill them”. Which … Continue reading

Positive Change was last modified: January 1st, 2015 by Dale Baker

The Dangers of Iron Overload in G6PD Deficient People

Contrary to popular belief, iron overload does not mean you have been watching too many Iron Man movies. Nor does it mean if you have iron overload, you will become Iron Man. It is a lot more sinister than that, … Continue reading

The Dangers of Iron Overload in G6PD Deficient People was last modified: November 26th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Cooking Oil Could Be Contributing to Oxidative Stress

We all know that oxidative stress, or free radicals, can cause hemolysis in those with G6PD Deficiency and that legumes and some other foods and drugs cause oxidative stress. But, one thing I did not know, until recently, is that … Continue reading

Cooking Oil Could Be Contributing to Oxidative Stress was last modified: November 19th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Preventing Disease by Boosting Your Immune System

In today’s world, getting sick can be fatal. Preventing disease by boosting your immune system can be your lifeline. It seems that everyday we hear more about the spread of Ebola in Africa and recently in Europe and the USA. … Continue reading

Preventing Disease by Boosting Your Immune System was last modified: November 20th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Low Level Hemolysis

Low level hemolysis is a demon you really don’t want to underestimate. Let me explain. When a baby with G6PDD is born, its body has not learned to adjust to hemolysis. Its liver is not mature and has a problem … Continue reading

Low Level Hemolysis was last modified: October 5th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Kernicterus With G6PD Deficiency

Too bad that testing for G6PD Deficiency in neonates has not been instituted in American hospitals. If it had been, this baby born in Salt Lake City most likely would have survived kernicterus with G6PD Deficiency. I’ve heard too many … Continue reading

Kernicterus With G6PD Deficiency was last modified: January 13th, 2014 by Dale Baker

G6PD Deficiency and Chemotherapy

G6PD Deficiency and chemotherapy can be a complex and hazardous combination. I received a letter from a woman who has a G6PDD boyfriend undergoing chemotherapy. They gave him rasburicase which caused severe hemolysis and almost killed him. After I answered … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Chemotherapy was last modified: November 21st, 2013 by Dale Baker

Why the G6PDD Diet is so Important

A person posted on another G6PDD forum this morning that saddened me a great deal. Her son has had to have 17 blood transfusions in his 19 years of life. He has been under the care of a doctor for … Continue reading

Why the G6PDD Diet is so Important was last modified: November 7th, 2013 by Dale Baker

The Controversial Legume

  Legumes have always been a hard sell. People tend to think that as long as their blood work comes back “normal” that everything is okay, but where on the “normal” scale is it falling? Our bodies learn to over … Continue reading

The Controversial Legume was last modified: November 4th, 2013 by Dale Baker